Surgery or embolization for varicoceles in subfertile men.

@article{Kroese2012SurgeryOE,
  title={Surgery or embolization for varicoceles in subfertile men.},
  author={Anja C. J. Kroese and Natascha M de Lange and John A. Collins and Johannes L H Evers},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={
          CD000479
        }
}
BACKGROUND A varicocele is a meshwork of distended blood vessels in the scrotum, usually left-sided, due to dilatation of the spermatic vein. Although the concept that a varicocele causes male subfertility has been around for more than 50 years now, the mechanisms by which a varicocele would affect fertility have not yet been satisfactorily explained. Neither is there sufficient evidence to explain the mechanisms by which varicocelectomy would restore fertility. Furthermore, it has been… CONTINUE READING
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